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Meet Monemvasia, A Hidden 'Fortress Town' Perched On An Island In Greece

Discovering a secret town? Well that's one way to get off the beaten path.<p>We've seen a few hidden towns in our day (mostly in America), but never one quite as beautiful as the town of Monemvasia, Greece.<p>Perched on an island off the east coast of the Peloponnese, Monemvasia's name means "single …

European Travel

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

Sizing up a new particle accelerator, and the 'cosmic stupid' limit

Even if you assume you have the technology and the money to do it, how big should any successor to CERN’s Large Hadron Collider be? Physicists are trying to work it out<p>Somehow, you have to like a paper which contains the phrase<p>Now, let us assume that the effective cross section for the inelastic …

Teespring Says It's Minting New Millionaires Selling Its T-Shirts, Raises $35 Million Of Its Own

Some tech companies look to change the way we communicate or can travel in space. Teespring helps people sell t-shirts. Custom, well-made t-shirts. And it’s good at what it does.<p>Teespring has sold 6 million shirts this year through its customers, hundreds of whom make more than $100,000 from their …

World's Most Asked Questions: What Is Energy?

Meet The Scientists Who Could Win This Year's Physics Nobel Prize

On October 7, a lucky few will join the ranks of Albert Einstein, Marie Curie, and Enrico Fermi, among others, when the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences announces this year's Physics Nobel Prize awardees.<p>There are a few groups of scientists in the running. Thomson Reuters just announced their list …

Nanotech

Bitcoin Could Transform Internet of Things into Vast Data Marketplace

<b>UPDATE (22nd Oct):</b> A version of the working paper, co-authored by Noyen, Volland, Fleisch and Wörner can be found here.<p>As sportswear giant Nike …

Internet of Things

Brown Sugar-Bourbon Ice Cream

1 quart<p>December 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>3/4 cup heavy cream<p>1/2 cup (packed) dark brown sugar<p>6 large egg yolks<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>1/8 teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 tablespoon (or more) bourbon<p>1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract<p>Special equipment<p>An ice cream maker<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Stir milk, cream, and …

Baking

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

Cooking

How Most Startups Mess Up Their Marketing

<i>Katie Burke is the Director of Media & Analyst Relations at HubSpot.</i><p>Recently, a startup called Pressfarm launched, promising to provide the names, emails, and Twitter accounts for journalists so that entrepreneurs could get outstanding coverage for their business.<p>There’s just one major problem with …

17 Foods You Didn't Even Know You Could Freeze

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own home.<p>We've told you which foods should never be frozen -- and stand by those rules.<p>But the freezer remains a highly useful member of your kitchen …

Homni: The new superorganism taking over Earth

Is our species evolving into something new? Gaia Vince makes the provocative argument that humanity is transforming, and it is already having a huge effect on life on our planet.<p>In Ancient Greek mythology, the Earth Goddess Gaia had nine titan sons, who attempted to control not just the Earth, but …

Mega Cities

How Facebook Moved 20 Billion Instagram Photos Without You Noticing

Your Instagram photos aren't where they used to be.<p>This spring, even as some 200 million people were using Instagram on their smartphones, a small …

Transformers: Age of Extinction, peak of destruction porn – first look review

Michael Bay's latest film pits Goliaths against uber-Goliaths, has dialogue out of a shampoo commercial, and is curiously boring<p>Why are we here? What is the purpose of life on earth? And why are alien robots so hellbent on impersonating our automobiles?<p>It’s the money shot of the whole Transformers …

Trend watch: How to make smoked cocktails at home

Barbecues aren't the only places where you'll find smoke these days: Chefs are adding this distinctive flavor to everything from vegetables to desserts, and it's even showing up on cocktail menus. Ambitious bars like the Alembic in San Francisco now feature splashes of peaty Islay Scotch in …

New York City

How to Make Beurre Blanc (Because Everything Tastes Better with Butter)

Beurre blanc—the simple butter sauce that relies on ingredients you probably have on hand—is an easy way to add an elegant touch to tonight's dinner<p><b>Inaki Aizpitarte</b>’s mussel-infused <i>beurre blanc</i>, which we featured in the April issue, reminded us how good this simple butter sauce can be. Mind your …

Seafood

Enter The Blockchain: How Bitcoin Can Turn The Cloud Inside Out

Drop whatever you’re doing and go read Maciej Cegłowski’s absolutely magnificent essay <i>Our Comrade The Electron</i>, an astonishing history of the amazing Russian engineer Lev Sergeyevich Termen. Make sure you read right down to its punchline, “the most badass answer imaginable.” But if time is short, …

Norman Mailer on the Rat Race of Success and What True Growth Means

<b>Norman Mailer</b> (January 31, 1923–November 10, 2007) is among those rare luminaries who managed to be at once revered and reviled, widely celebrated and frequently criticized — such is the blessing and the curse of those who dare to be both highly prolific and highly opinionated. A novelist, …

Sunday Brunch: Potato, Spinach, and Goat Cheese Quiche

<b>Editor's note:</b> Each Saturday morning we bring you a Sunday Brunch recipe. Why on Saturday? So you have time to shop and prepare for tomorrow.<p>More<p>All About Cheese<p>Everything you need to know about eating and cooking with curds<p>Hearty quiches make for a great brunch, but after the holidays I try and …

Selfie Photo Tips & Techniques

Sometimes we don’t want others to know that we have taken a photo of ourselves. In these cases, it is nice to be able to discreetly take a …

Maple Walnut Cranberry Sauce - Thanksgiving Cranberry Sauce Recipe

Posole with Red Chile

8 Servings<p>The backbone of this bowl of New Mexican soul is large kernels of dried hominy, which need to be soaked overnight. This spin on the classic posole recipe might be the most delicious party food on either side of the Rio Grande.<p>October 2012Print<p>Ingredients<p>Red chile purée<p>6 oz. dried New …

Food Preservation

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

Die Hard

Flipboard For Corporate Teams

Inside Flipboard / October 1, 2013<p>In this week’s Flipboard for You series, we explore how corporate teams can use Flipboard to keep up with company …

31 Truly Unfortunate Food Product Names

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Perfectly Cooked Crêpes Are Also the Easiest to Make

<b>Make the batter.</b> Place the flour, milk, eggs, butter, salt, and sugar and vanilla if using in a blender. Blend until the batter is smooth, about 20 …